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Johnny Bush
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Bush at the 2007 Texas Book Festival
Background information
Birth name John Bush Shinn III
Also known as The Country Caruso
Born (1935-02-17)February 17, 1935
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Died October 16, 2020(2020-10-16) (aged 85)
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Genres Country, honky-tonk, western swing
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, drums, fiddle
Years active 1952–2020
Labels
  • Stop
  • Million
  • Starday
  • RCA
  • Delta
  • TCE
  • Watermelon
  • Texas Music Group
  • BGM
  • Heart of Texas
  • Icehouse Music
Associated acts Ray Price, Willie Nelson, Darrell McCall

Johnny Bush (February 17, 1935 – October 16, 2020) was an American country music singer-songwriter, and musician. Bush was best known for his voice and for writing the song "Whiskey River", a top 10 hit.

Bush died at a hospital in San Antonio, Texas, on October 16, 2020 from problems caused by pneumonia, aged 85.

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